Five Ladue Schools Teams Advance to FIRST Lego League Championship

Five Ladue teams advanced to the FIRST Lego League Eastern Missouri Championship Tournament at St. Louis Community College in Florissant Valley on Saturday, Jan. 13th. Forty teams from around Missouri advanced to More »

LHWHS Debater Edward Wu Earns Top Recognition

Edward Wu, a senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, earned his Degree of Premier Distinction in the National Forensic League, the honor society for the National Speech and Debate Association. Throughout More »

Speech and Debate Team Named 2017-2018 Conference Champions

The Talking Rams competed in the third, and final, tournament of the Greater Saint Louis Speech Association’s Conference Tournament Series on January 12th and 13th at Ritenour High School. At the conclusion More »

Senior Rower Jeri Rhodes Featured in St. Louis American

Senior Jeri Rhodes was recently featured in the St. Louis American for her accomplishments as a rower! Jeri is a stand-out member of the St. Louis Rowing Club; she is one of More »

U.S. Junior Chess Team Player Holds Second Annual Chess Camp

Iris Zhou, an eighth-grader at Ladue Middle School and a member of the U.S. junior chess team, has hosted her second winter chess camp from Dec. 21 to Dec. 24, 2017. Iris More »

Senior Julia Wang Named Top 300 Scholar in Regeneron Science Competition

Ladue Horton Watkins High School recent alumna Julia Wang has been named a top 300 Scholar in the 77th Regeneron Science Talent Search—the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition More »

Two Ladue Schools Graduates Featured in Town & Style for Veiled Prophet Ball

Two Ladue Schools graduates are featured in the “Meet the Maids” portion of the Jan. 3, 2018 edition of Town & Style. Hannah and Hadley Parham were maids of the 2018 Veiled More »

Student Earns Highest Degree

Emily Bell, senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, has earned the highest degree of membership in the National Forensic League (NFL). Bell earned Premier Distinction in January of 2012 when she reached 1,711 points. Earning this degree places Bell in the top half of one percent of all members in the NFL. Currently, she has the most points on the Talking Rams.

Ladue Middle School Named Missouri School of Character

Ladue Middle School is one of 12 schools from the St. Louis metropolitan region to have earned distinction as a 2012 Missouri School of Character.   The program is conducted by CHARACTERplus®, a division of Cooperating School Districts, and is the most rigorous award process in the field of character education. 

Author of “Ladue Found” Talks About Ladue Schools Beginnings

Charlene Bry, author of the recently released book Ladue Found talks about the early beginnings of the Ladue School District in this KMOV interview.  Citing Ruth Watkins as one of her heroes, Bry explains how Ruth and Horton Watkins (for whom Ladue Horton Watkins High School is named) were integral in the establishment of the Ladue School District.

LHWHS Habitat Charter Wins $10,000

On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 the Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s Habitat for Humanity Charter was notified they were chosen as a runner-up in the SUBWAY® High School Heroes II Competition, which includes an award of $10,000.  The group, made up of students from Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS), is the only Habitat for Humanity Charter held by a school in Missouri, and one of only a few in the nation.

LHWHS Alum Wang Authors Article in Chemical Journal

2011 graduate Melissa Wang recently co-authored an article in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.  The article is entitled:  “Structural and Kinetic Analysis of the Unnatural Fusion Protein 4-Coumaroyl-CoA Ligase::Stilbene Synthase”

Ladue Schools Alum Joe Weil Premiers Latest Film

Class of 2010 Ladue Alum Joe Weil, successfully premiered his latest film Welcome to Shirley at the Tivoli on January 3, 2012. Many former Ladue Schools students took part in
the production, including Executive Producer Blake Lawrence. KSDK was there to cover the opening, as was Patch.com.

Gutchewsky Article to Be Published This Summer

Ladue Horton Watkins High School language arts teacher Kim Gutchewsky was recently notified that her article “Transforming Reading Education: One District’s Expansion of Literacy Responsibility” will be published by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) in the Educational Leadership’s Summer Online 2012 issue.  The issue will be solely focused on reading skills.

Orchestra Students Perform in All Suburban Honors Orchestras

Several Ladue School District orchestra students participated in the All Suburban Honors Orchestras and performed on January 7, 2012. Twenty-three high school and middle school students underwent a very competitive audition for selection into the groups. All groups performed challenging music at a high level with other students in the St. Louis area.

LMS’ Davis Publishing First Novel: Finding My Smile

A budding romance.  A stunning revelation.  A dramatic journey through anger and delinquency to hope and faith in the face of adversity. 

This is just a brief description of Finding My Smile a first novel currently being published by Ladue Middle School teacher Janice Davis.  For more information about Janice, the book and where to find it, check out this information about the upcoming release of Finding My Smile.  Finding My Smile_new release-1

MLK Jr. Day Provides Opportunities for Service and Learning At Ladue School District Elementary Schools

Martin Luther King Jr. Day provides a wealth of opportunities for students to learn about the life of Dr. King, to celebrate his accomplishments, and to participate in community service projects.  Following are just some of the events and programs planned across the district’s elementary schools: